Ecologist and DICE alumna to give guest online lecture as part of the DICE Talk series

  "Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Mantadia, Madagascar" by Frank Vassen (Wiki Commons).

Dr Kirsty Swinnerton, an alumna from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) will give a guest talk about the conservation of threatened island species on Thursday 26 November, 2020 between 18.00 and 19.00.

The free DICE talk, titled ‘Preventing Extinctions – island restoration from tundra to tropics’, will be broadcast live on Facebook and is open to all.

Dr Swinnerton, who now works as a Wilding Ecologist at Kent Wildlife Trust, will discuss the worldwide habitat restoration work she carried out in her early career to support endangered island species in locations including Madagascar, Mauritius and Gough Island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Individuals can register their interest in advance and watch the event at 18.00 on Thursday 26 November, 2020 via this link.

The DICE talks are a regular set of free and public events that showcase the work of DICE members, students and alumni.

To find out about future DICE talks then please sign up to the mailing list.

To watch previous DICE talks then subscribe to the YouTube channel.

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